Dulce de Leche-Filled Basketball Cupcakes

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Dulce de Leche-Filled Basketball Cupcakes
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
48 mini cupcakes
Recipe Info - Prep Time
30 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
15 min
Basketball fans in the house? These yummy cupcakes will get everyone even more excited about their favorite team.


Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 48 mini muffin cups with paper or foil liners.

Step 2

Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, using water, oil and eggs. Spoon into prepared muffin cups.

Step 3

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely. Meanwhile prepare frosting.

Step 4

Beat butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar alternately with evaporated milk. Beat in vanilla extract. Add a few drops of orange food coloring; continue to beat until light and fluffy.

Step 5

With sharp knife, remove small portion from top of cupcake. Place some dulce de leche into heavy-duty plastic bag; snip tiny corner from bag and pipe about ½ teaspoon dulce de leche into each cupcake. Place cake pieces that were removed over top of dulce de leche if desired.

Step 6

Frost tops of cupcakes in a round shape to look like basketballs. With black gel or icing, draw stripes onto ball.


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